ADHD Awareness Month

October seems to be the month of awareness, with mental health and ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or Attention Deficit Disorder, once seen as a condition depicted by the stereotypical cheeky little boy, who cannot concentrate or sit still. The little boy who can be disruptive and struggle in school. The little boy who canContinue reading “ADHD Awareness Month”

The Mental Health Crisis is Real (& Why my Daughter is my Hero)

A really important piece I wrote for World Mental Health Day and an incredibly personal piece, so very close to my heart. It’s a mission of mine to make the world a better and more accepting place, because at any time, we or a loved one can struggle. https://elejrnl.com?p=3101335

My Daughter- My Hero

There are many things in life that overwhelm you. Frighten you. Leave you wondering which way to turn. But none more terrifying and soul destroying as hearing your child say ” I can’t do this anymore, I don’t want to be here anymore”! I reflect on that part of my life as one of pureContinue reading “My Daughter- My Hero”

Mental Illness-The Battle Within

A post very close to my heart. I’m a huge advocate for those suffering mental illness and them getting not only the right treatment but the very best support. I should start by saying I am not a medical expert nor do I have the little piece of paper to tell me I have studiedContinue reading “Mental Illness-The Battle Within”